Dr. William L. Rich III, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 68

6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608
Falls Church, VA 22044
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Hospital Quality

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Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033
Inova Fairfax Hospital
3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Northern Virginia Ophthalmology
Falls Church Office
6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608
Falls Church, VA 22044
Northern Virginia Ophthalmology
Fairfax Office
3975 Fair Ridge Dr # 100S
Fairfax, VA 22033
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    Dr. Rich III's Experience

    Dr. Rich III's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Eye Exams
    • Eye Procedures
    • Eye Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    2
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eye Trauma
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Visual Field Defects
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Rich III

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    San Francisco General Hospital
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Georgetown University School Of Med
    Complete in 1976
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rich III & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rich III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

    • Inova Fairfax Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rich III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich III to family and friends

    7 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Rich III's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Rich III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Rich III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Northern Virginia Ophthalmology
    Falls Church Office
    6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608
    Falls Church, VA 22044
    (703) 534-3900 (Office)
    (703) 536-3729 (Fax)
    B
    Northern Virginia Ophthalmology
    Fairfax Office
    3975 Fair Ridge Dr # 100S
    Fairfax, VA 22033
    (703) 620-2701 (Office)
    (703) 620-5970 (Fax)
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    Northern VA Ophthlmlgy Assocs
    Metro Park V
    6363 Walker Ln Ste 100
    Alexandria, VA 22310
    (703) 922-0906 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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